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Leading the way in cancer care
Fox Chase Cancer Center has been devoted exclusively to adult cancer care since being founded in 1904. For decades, people from all over the world have sought treatment here. Today, we are ranked among the best U.S. hospitals for cancer care with outstanding survival outcomes, some of the nation’s top doctors, and access to state-of-the-art technology.
Every day, our researchers and physicians work collaboratively in bringing new discoveries to patient care. From cutting-edge research and clinical trials, to novel treatment and therapies, our goal is the best possible outcome for every patient.
Fox Chase’s Multidisciplinary Approach
At Fox Chase, our multidisciplinary approach to cancer care provides patients the expertise and opinions of an entire group of specialists. Our disease-specific teams meet regularly to explore patient cases in depth and develop effective treatment plans that address each patient’s physical and psychosocial needs, as well as other factors impacting care.
A patient’s multidisciplinary team may include:
- Behavioral health professionals
- Clinical and research nurses
- Genetic counselors
- Interventional radiologists
- Medical oncologists
- Nurse navigators
- Physical Therapists
- Radiation oncologists
- Social workers
- Surgical oncologists
Fox Chase Distinctions
Fox Chase Cancer Center is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers. NCCN centers are at the forefront of cancer diagnosis, treatment and supportive care, and lead the way in conducting groundbreaking research.
Fox Chase Cancer Center holds the highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. These elite centers are recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education.
Fox Chase physicians have won numerous awards—including two Nobel Prizes, a Kyoto Prize and a Lasker Prize.
Our physicians and researchers frequently set new guidelines for breakthrough medicine and comprehensive care. We are a powerhouse for innovative research, with hundreds of clinical trials and basic research studies occurring at any one time.
Fox Chase is the first hospital in Pennsylvania and first acute specialty hospital in the U.S. to earn Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing services through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet® Recognition Program. We have continuously held this designation since 2000.